Tyson's Run Movie

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An unathletic boy with autism strives to become an unlikely marathon champion.

Who's Involved:

Rory Cochrane, Amy Smart, Barkhad Abdi, Kim Bass, Major Dodson, Reno Wilson

Release Date:

Friday, March 4, 2022 (Nationwide)

thematic elements and some language including offensive slurs

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

When fifteen-year-old Tyson attends public school for the first time, his life is changed forever. While helping his father clean up after the football team, Tyson befriends champion marathon runner Aklilu. Never letting his autism hold him back, Tyson becomes determined to run his first marathon in hopes of winning his father's approval.

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Who stars in Tyson's Run: Cast List


"Encounter" , "Antlers"  

"13 Minutes" , "Just Friends"  

"Captain Phillips" , "Eye in the Sky"  


Who's making Tyson's Run: Crew List

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Kim Bass


Kim Bass

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Production: What we know about Tyson's Run?

Key Facts

  1. Autistic actor Major Dodson plays lead role of autistic teen (11/24/2021).
  2. "Tyson's Run is a film I felt compelled to make," said Writer and Director Kim Bass. "We are using autism as a vehicle to explain that everyone is gifted, everyone is unique, and everyone has to be given an opportunity to flourish and be the best person that he or she can be." Bass is an Emmy®-nominated screenplay and teleplay writer best known for his work on "In Living Color," "Sister, Sister" and the Nickelodeon sitcom "Kenan & Kel" (11/24/2021).

Filming Timeline

  1. November 2021: The film was in Completed status.

Tyson's Run Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Tyson's Run is coming out in 2022 on Friday, March 4, 2022 (Nationwide release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including The Batman.

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